Twitter Says It Has 140 Million Users

Twitter Says It Has 140 Million Users

“Twitter celebrated its sixth birthday on Wednesday by dropping an impressive stat: The network now claims 140 million active users.

In a blog post feting the event, the company also boasted that its network sees 340 million tweets a day. “That’s more than 1 billion every three days,” the post reads. “However concisely, it turns out there’s plenty to say.”

The post also includes a photo of co-founder Jack Dorsey’s sketch of the service he envisioned (see picture)

The 140 million figure is a 40% increase over the 100 million active users Twitter CEO Dick Costolo claimed in September. At the time, Costolo said those 100 million users log in at least once a month and 50 million go on every day. Twitter’s post didn’t disclose how many of the 140 million are daily active users”

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